Martavious Antwon Thomas

Martavious Antwon Thomas

Location:
Edwardsville, Illinois
Phone:
618-307-4085
888-362-6890
Fax:
618-659-9834
Email:

Mark Thomas graduated from Edwardsville High School and headed to the University of Evansville in Indiana to play football. In 1999, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing. After graduating from the University of Evansville, Mr. Thomas went on to attend law school at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana, and graduated with a Certificate in European Legal Studies as well as a Certificate in Sports Law.

Mr. Thomas worked in Chicago, Illinois representing condominium and homeowners' associations, returning to Madison County in 2007 to work in the Madison County State's Attorney's Office as a prosecutor. In 2009, he joined the law firm of Gori Julian & Associates, and has since dedicated his career to helping those that have been affected by exposure to asbestos. Growing up in a blue collar family, Mr. Thomas developed a strong worth ethic with core values and is dedicated to helping others.

He is currently licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri and is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and Madison County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Personal Injury-Plaintiff
  • Asbestos Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2002
  • Missouri, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2004

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Certificate of European Legal Studies
    • Honors: Sports Law Certificate
  • University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: Marketing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Madison County Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the State's Attorney Madison County, IL, Assistant State's Attorney, 2007 - 2009
  • Barnett Law Firm, Ltd, Attorney, 2003 - 2006